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MOVING HOUSE

Even if you are merely changing address within the cantons of Geneva or Vaud, you will have to notify the relevant administrations, enterprises and services, etc...

ADDRESS CHANGE

WATER - GAS - ELECTRICITY

You must also notify the Services industriels (utilities provider) of the town, so that the bills for water, gas and electricity can be put in your name.

You must also notify the Services industriels (utilities provider) of the town, so that the charges of water, gas and electricity can be put in your name.

TV/RADIO FEES & TELEPHONES

In Switzerland, every household that has a television and/or radio must pay a license fee to the collection agency Serafe.
Swisscom or, as appropriate, the other telephone companies (Salt, Sunrise, etc...).

More information on our page: Media & Telecommunication

VEHICLES

Your address determines where your vehicle must be registered:

More on our page: Driving in Switzerland 

 

USEFUL LINKS

AGED: Geneva Association of moving Companies

ASLOCA: Swiss Tenants' Association

La Poste: change of address with forwarding

Comparis.ch: glossary on liability and household insurance

Myotaku: furniture rental

 

Practical and useful information
of the Swiss authorities about moving home: 

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